Mile Kitić

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Mile Kitić
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Background information
Birth name Milojko Kitić
Born (1952-01-01) 1 January 1952 (age 62)
Derventa, Yugoslavia
Genres folk, turbo-folk pop-folk
Years active 1974–present
Labels Diskos, Juvekomerc, PGP RTS, Bofirov Music, Grand Production
Associated acts Južni Vetar, Stoja
Website www.mile-kitic.net

Milojko "Mile" Kitić (Serbian Cyrillic: Милојко "Миле" Китић; born 1 January 1952) is a Serbian turbo-folk singer, popular in the former Yugoslavia..[1] Beginning his musical career in Sarajevo, he later gained success with the Belgrade-based Južni Vetar with fellow folk singers Sinan Sakić, Dragana Mirković, Kemal Malovčić and Šemsa Suljaković. During the Bosnian War, he fled to Serbia. He is married to the Serbian singer Marta Savić.

Biography[edit]

Kitić was born to ethnic Serb parents on New Year's Day, 1952, in the village of Donji Cerani near the city of Derventa, at the time part of Yugoslavia (now Bosnia and Herzegovina).

When he was thirteen years old in 1965, his family moved to Sarajevo. He graduated from high school on 15 May 1970. His first single was "Čija si ljubav" (Who's Love Are You) in 1975. From 1974 to 1980 he played the electric guitar in his band "Prinčevi".

In 1983 he started his first tour after completing his first studio album Moja Slatka Mala, touring around Sarajevo and Tuzla.

He joined the band Južni Vetar in 1984, and gained almost instant success with the album and single "Čaša ljubavi". In this group he collaborated with fellow Yugoslav folk singers Sinan Sakić, Dragana Mirković, Kemal Malovčić and Šemsa Suljaković.

During the Bosnian War of the 1990s, he and his family fled to Belgrade. He lost relatives during the war, among others, his nephew.

Personal[edit]

With his ex-wife Bosiljka he has a daughter, Sanja. Today he's living with his second wife Marta Savić, also a well-known singer, and daughter Elena in Belgrade. They have a second home in Hannover, Germany. He is grandfather of two, his daughter, Sanja's, children.

Discography[edit]

Extended play|Extended plays (EP's)[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

As featured artist and singles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orhidea Gaura (23 December 2008). "Turbobiznis narodnjačkih klubova" [Turbo-business of turbo-folk clubs] (in Croatian). Nacional (weekly). Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 

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